Product Manager Gloves

Our client is a Swiss based, international sporting goods company. They develop, produce and market bikes, motorsports, skis and running products worldwide. For their growing softgoods apparel, they are looking for a Product Manager Gloves.
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Company Location: Switzerland/ French Speaking Part

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a Swiss based, international sporting goods company. They develop, produce and market bikes, motorsports, skis and running products worldwide. For their growing softgoods apparel they are looking for a Product Manager Gloves.

 

YOUR CHALLENGE

  • Develop strategic product plans to drive the development of new products
  • Work with designers & product development team to develop new products & lines to meet target market requirements
  • Effectively manage product lifecycles from concept to launch
  • Research & analysis of the market for upcoming trends & needs
  • Create line lists & spec packages for suppliers
  • Visit existing & new suppliers & coordinate the workflow accordingly
  • Coordinate leaflet & packaging requirements
  • Product presentation for the international sales, media and key accounts
  • Multifunctional collaboration between Marketing, Sales, Design, Development & Operations

YOUR PROFILE

  • Minimum 3-5 years of work experience in sports apparel industry
  • Ability to manage high workload & priorities based on timeline requirements & objectives
  • Strong problem solving, strategic and forward-thinking skills
  • Understanding of cut- & sew quality standards incl. raw material, finishes & manufacturing processes – knowledge of product material costing, lead-times & MOQ implications
  • English business fluent & very good knowledge of German or French with an extensive technical vocabulary
  • Good negotiation and conflict management skills
  • Experienced on working with a PDM system, strong skills in MS-Office & Adobe Illustrator
  • Active bike, running or skiing enthusiast and familiar with all the related equipment & gear

Interested? Please get in touch with Mirko Tagliabue via email: mirko.tagliabue@mtpartners.ch

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